list

list
1.
n. & v.
—n.
1 a number of connected items, names, etc., written or printed together usu. consecutively to form a record or aid to memory (shopping list).
2 (in pl.) a palisades enclosing an area for a tournament. b the scene of a contest.
3 Brit. a a selvage or edge of cloth, usu. of different material from the main body. b such edges used as a material.
—v.
1 tr. make a list of.
2 tr. enter in a list.
3 tr. (as listed adj.) a (of securities) approved for dealings on the Stock Exchange. b (of a building in the UK) officially designated as being of historical importance and having protection from demolition or major alterations.
4 tr. & intr. archaic enlist.
Phrases and idioms:
enter the lists issue or accept a challenge. list price the price of something as shown in a published list.
Derivatives:
listable adj.
Etymology: OE liste border, strip f. Gmc
2.
v. & n.
—v.intr. (of a ship etc.) lean over to one side, esp. owing to a leak or shifting cargo (cf. HEEL(2)).
—n. the process or an instance of listing.
Etymology: 17th c.: orig. unkn.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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